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Environment, sustainability and sport: Extreme E and the WaterBear Network platform

Launching in late November, WaterBear Network is an environmentally-focused, innovative mobile app and digital platform that intends to empower its audience to turn intention into action. With original content and curated documentaries inspired by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, WaterBear aims to engage millions in the creation of a new, sustainable and just future […]  More

Undercover with MediaPro on the first LaLiga El Clásico to take place under COVID-19 safety protocols [VIDEO]

El Clásico football matches are always a major highlight of the LaLiga calendar, and on Saturday 24 October 2020 the FC Barcelona and Real Madrid match, won by the latter 3-1, was the first that Mediapro has worked on under COVID-19 safety protocols. Mediapro was in charge of the production and distribution of the international […]  More

EMG CTO Bevan Gibson predicts continuing disruption as OB industry adapts to new era

Bevan Gibson this month took up the reins as chief technology office (CTO) at Euro Media Group (EMG), replacing outgoing CTO Ronald Meyvisch. Gibson heads EMG’s technology strategy and will lead several of the company’s critical future-focused technological concepts. For the past six years, Gibson worked as CTO for ITN where he managed a team […]  More

FutureSPORT 2020: Register now for 24-26 November online event

Registration is now open for FutureSPORT 2020, presented by SVG Europe and sponsored by Panasonic. Aimed exclusively at senior professionals working in European sports broadcasting and production, FutureSPORT 2020 (24-26 November, online) will see industry leaders and experts debating the challenges and opportunities surrounding remote production, 5G, HDR, 8K, augmented reality and more. Seen through […]  More

Digital revenue: How sports clubs, federations and broadcasters can monetise more content online

By Aaron Duckmanton, global head of marketing, Grabyo While the sight of empty stadiums during sporting fixtures becomes a familiar sight, those that make up the sports industry are still figuring out how to generate much needed revenue. The impact of lost ticket and sponsorship revenue is a challenge that cannot be ignored. For instance, […]  More

2020 Superbike World Championship burns to a hot finish at Circuito Estoril

The 2020 Superbike World Championship went to Circuito Estoril in Portugal for the 2020 grand finale earlier this month (16-18 October), with Global Production providing the host broadcast coverage based around a complex RF set-up. The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM), Circuito do Estoril officials and Dorna WSBK Organisation (DWO) announced in August an additional […]  More

World Athletics Half Marathon Championships pivots to remote production

World Feed host broadcaster World Athletics Productions and OB provider NEP Europe had to adjust their long-established on-site production plan for the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships in Poland at ten days notice due to new COVID-19 restrictions. A spike in coronavirus cases in Poland meant that ten days before the 17 October event, the […]  More

Sky Summit 2020 slices into 5G trials and challenges

At the Sky Summit 2020 supported by SVG Europe, held in Munich at Mathäser Filmpalast (8 October 2020), a session looking at 5G in sports production, titled Opportunities and Challenges 2021, set the scene for where Sky Germany is right now in its working relationships with mobile technologists and enthusiasts. Remote production has been getting […]  More

SailGP launches diversity, equity and inclusion initiative for fast tracking of female athletes

SailGP has announced the roll out of its first major diversity, equity and inclusion initiative. This comes off the back of its Race for the Future purpose-led agenda aimed at accelerating change to a cleaner and more inclusive future. The global championship’s new programme will enable the fast-tracking of female athletes’ training and development for […]  More

Austrian Football Federation launches new ‘home of football’ OTT service

The Austrian Football Federation (Österreichischer Fußball-Bund, ÖFB) has launched an OTT service that will show live and on-demand coverage of men’s, women’s and grassroots football in Austria. Working with StreamAMG, the governing body is hoping that the service, called ÖFB TV, will become the home of football in the country, with output ranging from the […]  More